Machu Picchu Weather in October

What's the weather like in Machu Picchu (Cusco) in October 2023?

The climate in Machu Picchu during October can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.

October is in the spring in Machu Picchu and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

Machu Picchu weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 25.5°C 77.9°F
Nightly temperature 11.9°C 53.4°F
Average temperature 18.7°C 65.7°F
Daily sunshine 7.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 75 mm 3 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 18.5°C 65.3°F
Humidity 57%
Windspeed 11.9kph 7 mph

On average October is the 6th wettest month of the year in Machu Picchu with around 75mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu average temperature in October

October rainfall

Machu Picchu average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Machu Picchu average rain in October

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Machu Picchu in October 2023.

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Machu Picchu weather stats

Machu Picchu weather statistics
Hottest month: November 25.8°C 78.4°F
Driest month: June 17mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: July 8.6hrs
Coldest month: July 24.3°C 75.7°F
Wettest month: March 151mm 5.9ins
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